Why Arts Education Matters - May 29
ARTS EDUCATION IN OUR LIVES, COMMUNITIES, AND CULTURE
Join us for a lively panel discussion on the meaning and importance of arts education for our lives, our communities, and our culture. Our distinguished panel, moderated by Frank Mottek, consists of 5 people from various sectors in arts education including:
ABE FLORES • Arts for LA
A nonprofit organization that works to increase support
for the arts in LA county.
MARIO DAVILA · LA’s BEST
LA’s BEST provides a safe and supervised after school education, enrichment and recreation program for elementary school children ages 5 to 12 in the City of Los Angeles.
TONY WHITE • Beyond the Bell, Branch LAUSD
In partnership with practicing artists, cultural institutions, businesses, and the philanthropic community, LAUSD and the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education are launching a public art campaign focused on the importance of arts education.
DIANE BRIGHAM • Ryman Arts
Ryman Arts teaches classical drawing and painting to talented and motivated high school students as a bridge to a lifetime that expresses and appreciates the arts.
ASUKA HISA • Santa Monica Museum of Art
Through its exhibitions, education, and outreach programs, the Santa Monica Museum of Art fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art—local, national, and international.
Modertated by Frank Mottek
Frank Mottek is the voice of business news in Los Angeles. An award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 25 years of experience, Frank currently anchors the business reports on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO. Weekdays at 1pm, he hosts the KNX Business Hour, the number one source for business and consumer news in Southern California.
Who should attend?
Nonprofit & Business Leaders interested in the role of arts for business, and for our lives.